Multiple Research Methods for Evidence Generation

Multiple Research Methods for Evidence Generation

This chapter describes tools for researchers to address the tasks of problem definition, measurement, causal processes, and generalization. We begin with an extended example of developing practice-based evidence in community-based youth justice organizations in New York City.

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology (7th Edition)

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology (7th Edition)

Maxfield and Babbie review and explain how research methods are applied in criminal justice and criminology, combining an accessible style and conversational writing with deep expertise in criminology and criminal justice.

The Second American Crime Drop

The Second American Crime Drop

Are today’s violent crime rates different from the rates of 30 years ago? Do trends in serious and violent crime by juveniles (under age 18) differ from trends among older youth (i.e., young adults ages 18-24), and how much of the overall crime decline that began in the 1990s can be attributed to juvenies and older youth?